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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 2

On fasting The problem about avoiding our own pain admits a similar solution. Some ascetics have used self-torture. As a layman, I offer no opinion on the prudence of such a regimen; but I insist that, whatever its merits, self-torture … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 7

Restoring Relationships: Reconciliation, Not Always Resolution “Search for peace, and work to maintain it” (1 Peter 3:11 NLT). The seventh biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to emphasize reconciliation, not resolution. It’s unrealistic to expect everyone to agree about … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 5

Restoring Relationships: Fix the Problem, not the Blame “A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire” (Proverbs 15:1 The Message). The fifth biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to attack the problem, not the person. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 4

Restoring Relationships: Defuse Anger with Confession “First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend’s eye” (Matthew 7:5 NLT). The fourth biblical step toward restoring … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 26

Are You Ever Troubled? Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you… —John 14:27 There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 5

Partakers of His Suffering …but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings… —1 Peter 4:13 If you are going to be used by God, He will take you through a number of experiences that are not meant … Continue reading

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